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Jammin' in the Hammock 2012

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Robert Wilson, from left, his wife Melissa Wilson and his daughter Katie Wilson get warmed up before taking the stage as the Wilson Family Band at the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.

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Scott McIntyre/Staff Robert Wilson, from left, his wife Melissa Wilson and his daughter Katie Wilson get warmed up before taking the stage as the Wilson Family Band at the "Jammin in The Hammock" 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.

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Sadie Prior strums her banjo and chats with her mom Ellen Prior while they take a break from the stage area at the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. Prior has only been playing the banjo for two months and when asked why she likes to play it she says, 'It makes a pretty sound.' The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Kalyn Wilson sings with Tomorrow's News. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
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Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Taylor Freydberg of the Wholetones acknowledges the applause of the crowd. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
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Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Sadie Prior strums her banjo and chats with her mom Ellen Prior while they take a break from the stage area at the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. Prior has only been playing the banjo for two months and when asked why she likes to play it she says, 'It makes a pretty sound.' The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
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Robert Wilson, from left, his wife Melissa Wilson and his daughter Katie Wilson get warmed up before taking the stage as the Wilson Family Band at the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
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Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Robert Wilson, from left, his daughter Katie Wilson and wife Melissa Wilson get warmed up before taking the stage as the Wilson Family Band at the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
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Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • Scott McIntyre/Staff
Scenes from the 'Jammin in The Hammock' 5th Annual Bluegrass Festival at Collier-Seminole State Park on Saturday. The festival features a wide variety of bluegrass musicians and groups and is taking place Saturday and Sunday.
  • An angler does a little fly fishing while listening to the show. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The banjo, played here by Clint Wilson, is the classic bluegrass instrument. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Irwin Hirshoren found a piling to sit on down on the dock. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The Sawgrass Drifters perform. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • This year, the performance stage and audience area was moved to the parking lot. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The Bonita Springs-based Sawgrass Drifters perform. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Roland Scholl of the Sawgrass Drifters plays the dobro, as well as guitar and mandolin. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Steve Durrwachter plays his fiddle with Tomorrow's News. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • John Hisler keeps the music sounding good, working the board. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Robert Perry and Pat Goldmon take in the music and the sunshine. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Stacie Mack and Brenda Lorraine said they were multi-tasking, simultaneously sunbathing and listening to the music. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • An angler does a little fly fishing while listening to the show. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The banjo, played here by Clint Wilson, is the classic bluegrass instrument. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Irwin Hirshoren found a piling to sit on down on the dock. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Taylor Freydberg of the Wholetones acknowledges the applause of the crowd. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Stacie Mack and Brenda Lorraine said they were multi-tasking, simultaneously sunbathing and listening to the music. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Robert Perry and Pat Goldmon take in the music and the sunshine. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • John Hisler keeps the music sounding good, working the board. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Steve Durrwachter plays his fiddle with Tomorrow's News. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Roland Scholl of the Sawgrass Drifters plays the dobro, as well as guitar and mandolin. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The Bonita Springs-based Sawgrass Drifters perform. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • Kalyn Wilson sings with Tomorrow's News. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News
  • The Sawgrass Drifters perform. The 5th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival took place Saturday and Sunday at Collier-Seminole State Park. Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News

Often, bluegrass bands are family affairs. This is true of a number of bands who played this weekend at “Jammin’ in the Hammock,” the fifth annual bluegrass festival held at Collier-Seminole Park. The Sawgrass Drifters from Bonita Springs are fronted by a married couple, and their daughter sings with them when she can.

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